Harlingen

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Recommended by 61 out of 64 cyclists

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  • Carsten 140862

    Harlingen is located directly on the North Sea. Ferry connections to the Dutch islands. Very nice old town to stroll, many cafes. Locks and harbor for "visual people". Canals and old warehouses.

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    • August 1, 2017

  • Lemmi alias Schlumpf

    Nice harbor town with many nice cafes and a beautiful shopping street. The train regularly brings tourists to take the ferry to the West Frisian Islands. Harlingen was once a major port on the North Sea and was also a member of the Hanseatic League.

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    • July 13, 2019

  • Mapf

    Formerly, the place was more western, but the sea tore land several times, so that the place slowly shifted. 1543 and 1565 made extensions to the north, which made the Noorderhafen to the inland port. In 1574, on the orders of the governor, the Duke of Alba, Caspar de Robles, the dikes on the Frisian coast had to be increased (Wikipedia).

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    • July 3, 2019

  • Antonella

    Nice city on the water

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    • June 15, 2017

  • Martina

    On 3 August a Sail will take place there

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    • July 20, 2018

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Location: The Netherlands

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